Which Quotes

  • Most good fiction also has a character the writer seems to know more deeply than anyone can actually be known in life, but a few unusual writers can make something great without that.
  • Just because a romantic relationship ends doesn't mean that the other facets of your relationship have to end... or, indeed, doesn't mean they can't get better.
  • It is much the best way... to lay the emphasis on the first part of the bar in triple time, and on the first and third parts of the bar in common time.
  • For me, acting is play. It's just play and it's playing make believe really, really well.
  • The Jews are the living embodiment of the minority, the constant reminder of what duties societies owe their minorities, whoever they might be.
  • I've heard I've been called a bad boy, or difficult.
  • For my own part, I had rather suffer any inconvenience from having to work occasionally in chambers and kitchen... than witness the subservience in which the menial class is held in Europe.
  • We really need to put the best we have to offer within reach of our children. If we don't do that, we're going to get the generation we deserve.
  • I think the best content on BuzzFeed is something you share with someone else in your life, and it connects you to them. And that's a big part of what e-mail's about as well.
  • There's no way I would have got to see so much of the world, with my humble background, without modelling. We were penniless and hungry for most of my youth. I washed the sheets in the bathtub in my bedroom and hung them out of the window on the clothes line, which in winter was difficult as the sheets would freeze and get stuck to the line.
  • That liberty is a great thing we may know from our own feelings, and we may likewise judge so from the conduct of the white-people, in the late war.
  • If I ever had an out-of-body experience - I'd try to come back to a different one.
  • When I got near teen age, I was so happy with my friends and the African-American culture that I couldn't imagine not being part of it.
  • Before the 20th century, the ulcer was not a respectable disease. Doctors would say, 'You're under a lot of stress.' Nineteenth-century Europe and America had all these crazy health spas and quack treatments.
  • War springs from the love and loyalty which should be offered to God being applied to some God substitute, one of the most dangerous being nationalism.
  • We are all culpable in the death of Christ. My sins, your sins put Him on that cross.
  • I bleed Dodger blue!
  • I remember my guidance counselor, when I told her I wanted to apply to Harvard, she paused and said, 'That's in New York, right?' The funny thing is, I didn't really know. It was a few weeks before I was like, 'No, I think it's in Massachusetts.'
  • My goal? To test out every diet and exercise regimen on planet earth and figure out which work best. I sweated, I cooked, I learned to pole dance. In the end, I lost weight, lowered my cholesterol and doubled my energy level. I feel better than I ever have.
  • I'm really troubled by the prevalence of single-sport specializations. I want my kids to do as many things for as long as they can. Specialization is a natural thing that should come later - it shouldn't come for 8-year-olds.
  • Hatred, intolerance, poor hygienic conditions and violence all have roots in illiteracy, so we're trying to do something to help the poor and the needy.
  • Surely if God had meant us to do yoga, he would have put our heads behind our knees.
  • The moment for action has arrived, and I know that I can trust in you to save our country.
  • In midlife, I feel that my tendency to acquire books is rather like someone smoking two packs a day: it's a terrible vice that I wish I could shuck.
  • We sing in English, not mimicking some American rock singer's accent. That's just pretending to be something you ain't.
  • In 2002, a Scottish journalist, during a dinner meant to be private, absolutely wanted me to react to Stephen Hawking's comments. I said one shouldn't pay too much attention to what Hawking was saying because he was a celebrity but not a specialist of elementary particle theory.
  • My parents' marriage is a gift to everyone around them - 60 years of making their kids laugh. How many parents are actually funny?
  • But our waking life, and our growing years, were for the most part spent in the kitchen, and until we married, or ran away, it was the common room we shared.
  • Co-writing the 'True Blood' comic is a dream come true both as a performer on the show and as longtime comic fan. It's a real privilege to build on the rapidly growing 'True Blood' mythology.
  • Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
  • For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.
  • There are three terrible ages of childhood - 1 to 10, 10 to 20, and 20 to 30.
  • I was very angsty from a very young age. The way people start acting when they're 15, I started being at 8.
  • If you've been told all your life that you're good-looking, people just flock around you and you never really have to try or have to learn an interesting craft, skill or hobby - or even have depth.
  • My time in Weimar Berlin was the most elegant in my life. I would have parties for a hundred people - writers, scientists, artists.
  • Enjoy the moment and appreciate what you have.
  • The league, is doing well. It is just a matter of trying to sort some things out with my contract.
  • The Bible says that two cannot walk together unless they are agreed.
  • If you believe in your art, and you love what you do, that energy will go out, and people will respond.
  • Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
  • The advent of so much dribbling has created a different kind of player, and it starts at a very early age. We have so many gifted ball handlers. Everything is pick-and-roll. Unless he's a catch-and-shoot guy, a player is going to put it on the floor and attack. Kevin Durant is a wonderful ball handler.
  • And you can't hide in a comedy scene either. You have to give in to the scene and commit.
  • Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
  • For years, I wasn't in the least bit interested in opera.
  • Obama sees himself as such a huge change that he can be cautious about other societal changes. But what he doesn't realize is that legalizing gay marriage is like electing a black president. Before you do it, it seems inconceivable. Once it's done, you can't remember what all the fuss was about.
  • The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.
  • Sometimes I get mad when I think that I only have maybe 40 or 50 more springs in New York. When I miss one, 'cause I'm on location for a film, I wanna go, 'That's it, that just cost me one of my 50!'
  • The people who are making money are the ones who are writing and singing their own songs.